Know A Grad? 22 Under-$50 Buys They'll Love

We can hear the inspiring commencement speeches now. It's that time of year again: All across the country, thousands of bright, young things are being handed their diplomas along with their first shot at the real world. Before the graduate in your life marches on into the mighty workforce, a little token of "good luck" is sure to be much appreciated.

From tchotchkes for smarty STEM majors to knickknacks for newbie performing arts alums, here are the 22 greatest buys you can gift a grad for under $50. Headphones, sunnies, kicks, mugs, books, totes, and much more — even you'll be congratulating yourself on these sweet scores.
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STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematic)

Engineering
A case to keep those iPad files safely zipped.
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Mathematics
A coffee mug for those early a.m. equations.
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Astronomy
A guide to communing with the stars while down here on Earth.
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Pre-Med
Comfy kicks in a healthy print to keep those feet moving in residency.
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Biology
For the grad most comfortable kicking back with living organisms.
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Geology
Rock-solid magnets. No research required.
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Media & Language Arts

English
Keep those banned books uncensored!
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Philosophy
A book of daily writing prompts to get those brain juices flowing.
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Journalism
Who says print is dead? Say it with canvas.
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French
A travel journal for the Paris-bound Francophile.
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Social Sciences

Archaeology
The jet-setting scientist will need a passport case.
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Economics
A firm reminder to never break the (adorable) bank.
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History
Sleek bookends to keep those textbooks handy.
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Business
A card holder to casually whip out at dinner parties.
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Education
A puzzling tissue caddy to keep the kiddos entertained (and their noses dry).
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Pre-Law
Cheeky visual commentary on our ol' judicial system.
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Political Science
It's never too early to start that campaign!
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Psychology
This mood tracker is 365 days of cute smilies (hopefully).
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Visual & Performing Arts

Music
Headphones to turn the volume up LOUD.
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Art
Is it really art? Only if you write it down.
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Film & Photography
Lenses to turn that everyday smartphone into a cinematic gadget.
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Theater
Sunnies for those bright, Hollywood lights.
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